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[green-wey] /ˈgrinˌweɪ/
any scenic trail or route set aside for travel or recreational activities.
Origin of greenway
1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • greenway, like Gerard, constantly refers to the published confessions of Winter and Faukes as the sources of his information.

  • A fine plant covering a large expanse of wall is at greenway.

  • Thus do you see that greenway is now by the superintendent as guilty as we have accused him.

    What Gunpowder Plot Was Samuel Rawson Gardiner
  • A question had arisen as to whether greenway had shown contrition.

    What Gunpowder Plot Was Samuel Rawson Gardiner
  • Father greenway replied that in that case “there was no tarrying for himself and Garnet.”

    The Life of a Conspirator Thomas Longueville
  • It is; and I surmise that greenway had an off-day at Southboro.

  • One day he was in Winchester, a town which had grown up not far from greenway, when he heard loud shouts and cheers in the street.

  • Sometimes Fairfax entertained in the great room at greenway Court.

    The Stronghold Miriam Haynie
  • Goodwin, Barker and greenway contributed much to Andover's good play.

    Football Days William H. Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for greenway


(US) a corridor of protected open space that is maintained for conservation, recreation, and non-motorized transportation
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